Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If I have put my confidence in gold, And called fine gold my trust,

King James Version

If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

Holman Bible

If I placed my confidence in gold
or called fine gold my trust,

International Standard Version

"If I've put my confidence in gold, if I've told gold, "You're my security,'

A Conservative Version

If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, [Thou are] my confidence;

American Standard Version

If I have made gold my hope, And have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

Amplified

If I have made gold my trust and hope or have said to fine gold, You are my confidence,

Bible in Basic English

If I made gold my hope, or if I ever said to the best gold, I have put my faith in you;

Darby Translation

If I have made gold my hope, or said to the fine gold, My confidence!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If I have made gold my hope or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

Julia Smith Translation

If I set gold my hope, and said to gold, My trust;

King James 2000

If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"If I have made gold my trust, or I have called fine gold my security,

Modern King James verseion

If I have made gold my hope, or have called fine gold my trust;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Have I put my trust in gold? Or, have I said to the finest gold of all, 'Thou art my confidence?'

NET Bible

"If I have put my confidence in gold or said to pure gold, 'You are my security!'

New Heart English Bible

"If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'

The Emphasized Bible

If I made gold my stay, and, to precious metal, said, My confidence!

Webster

If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

World English Bible

"If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'

Youngs Literal Translation

If I have made gold my confidence, And to the pure gold have said, 'My trust,'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If I have made
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

my hope
כּסל 
Kecel 
Usage: 13

to the fine gold
כּתם 
Kethem 
Usage: 9

References

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense Continued

23 "For calamity from God is a terror to me, And because of His majesty I can do nothing. 24 "If I have put my confidence in gold, And called fine gold my trust, 25 If I have gloated because my wealth was great, And because my hand had secured so much;


Cross References

Genesis 31:1

Now Jacob heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, "Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and from what belonged to our father he has made all this wealth."

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

otherwise, when you have eaten and are satisfied, and have built good houses and lived in them,

Psalm 49:6-7

Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches?

Psalm 49:17

For when he dies he will carry nothing away; His glory will not descend after him.

Psalm 52:7

"Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge, But trusted in the abundance of his riches And was strong in his evil desire."

Psalm 62:10

Do not trust in oppression And do not vainly hope in robbery; If riches increase, do not set your heart upon them.

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.

Proverbs 11:28

He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

Proverbs 30:9

That I not be full and deny You and say, "Who is the LORD?" Or that I not be in want and steal, And profane the name of my God.

Mark 10:24-25

The disciples were amazed at His words. But Jesus answered again and said to them, "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!

Luke 12:15

Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions."

Colossians 3:5

Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

1 Timothy 6:17

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

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